Patrick Galbraith

Senior Systems Engineer, Hewlett Packard

Patrick Galbraith is a principal engineer at HP in the Advanced Technology Group. He is the author or two books: “Developing Web Applications with Apache, MySQL, memcached, and Perl” (Wiley) “Expert PHP and MySQL” (Wiley) In his “spare time”, he also maintains DBD::mysql, DBD::drizzle, FederatedX storage engine and the Memcached Functions for MySQL as well as tinkering with various other OpenSource and OpenStack projects. Patrick lives up in the sticks of New Hampshire with his wife Ruth and son Kiran, daughter Sara, lots of trees and rocks, as well as his Kubota tractor.


Trove is now an officially incubated Openstack Project. It has become the standard Openstack implementation for Database as a Service in the Cloud. Trove has become the approved API and implementation for provisioning and managing both relational and non-relational databases in Openstack deployments.